Energy Transformation with a Top
Second graders examine both potential and kinetic energy. After discussing the difference and examples of potential and kinetic energy, they participate in a game of "Show Me Potential Energy/Show Me Kinetic Energy" using toy tops.
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Conserving Natural Resources
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
K - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson. To...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS1C - Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
How do you plan to approach standard LS1C, Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms? Avoid information overload with helpful advice in a short video. Topics include energy sources, relationships between organisms, and...
6 mins K - 12th Science
Potential Energy: How is it Related to Kinetic Energy?
Students observe a simulation of matchbox toy cars on ramps to learn the relationship between potential energy and kinetic energy. In this math and science instructional activity, students arrange the ramps on the floor and place the...
1st - 6th Math